The owner of a Downtown Knox building has once again been given another month to finish needed repairs. Director of Building and Code Compliance Kenny Pfost told the board of works Wednesday that work on the fire escape at 1 & 3 North Main Street still isn’t done, but the owner has been working on it.Continue reading
The City of Knox is still waiting for a couple of building owners to finish required repairs. The owner of 1 & 3 North Main Street had most recently been given until Wednesday to complete a few final items, but Director of Building and Code Compliance Kenny Pfost told the board of works Wednesday that the work still hadn’t been done.Continue reading
Code enforcement efforts at a couple of buildings will be discussed during this morning’s Knox Board of Works meeting. Board members will get updates on 6 North Pearl Street and 1 & 3 North Main Street.Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works is taking steps to get the owner of 6 North Pearl Street to finish repairs.Continue reading
The years-long discussion on a house at 6 North Pearl Street continues this morning with a public hearing before the Knox Board of Works. The board had called for its demolition back in 2016 but later agreed to let the owner try to fix the structural issues.Continue reading
A property that has been addressed multiple times by the Knox Board of Works over the last few years was discussed again when members met for their July meeting.Continue reading
The owner of 6 N. Pearl Street in Knox gave an update to the Knox Board of Works members last week. The property was previously deemed unsafe, but Lucia Valladares purchased the property on a tax sale and has been working to remodel the home in the hopes to provide a nice home for a family.
Remodeling efforts are stalled at 6 N. Pearl Street after owner Lucia Valladares told the Knox Board of Works members she fired the contractor for several reasons.
A progress report on a Pearl Street property was provided when Knox Board of Works members met last Wednesday.
Neighborhood Development Project Manager Rosie Levya provided the update and handed out the schematics of what is planned for the disheveled structure that stands at 6 N. Pearl Street. Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works members decided to extend a construction permit for four months in order for renovation work at 6 N. Pearl Street to continue. The permit expired on May 22.
At the request of Knox Board of Public Works members, the owner of a distressed property at 6 North Pearl Street presented a project update at their meeting last Wednesday.
She informed the members that the work that was once been stalled is back on track and that the contractor is now on site. However, she added that he began work a week behind the scheduled start date, so they’re in the process of playing “catch-up” at the moment. Continue reading
The owner of a house in downtown Knox that was slated for demolition last June has the green light to proceed with renovations as long as the foundation is structurally sound. Continue reading
The owner of a dilapidated house in downtown Knox has six months to make extensive repairs to the property. The vacant structure at 6 North Pearl Street was previously slated for demolition after the Knox Board of Works upheld an order last June to tear it down. Continue reading